GMOs 2.0: Synthetic Biology – Impacts on Our Food, Farmers, Consumer Products & Health

symposium-poster-final-web-A new generation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) is quietly entering our food supply, cosmetics and household products.  What is Synthetic Biology and what are the real costs to our food, ecosystem and farmers locally and around the world?

Where: Mill Valley Community Center, Cascade Room.  180 Camino Alto, Mill Valley.
When: Oct. 9, 2014; 7 – 9 pm.
When: Free event. Donations appreciated at the door.
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Join us for a conversation about this emerging topic with a dynamic panel of leading experts.


Ignacio Chapela, Ph.D. is a microbial ecologist and mycologist at UC Berkeley where he is on the faculty of the Department of Environmental Sciences, Policy, and Management.

Mark Squire is the founder and owner of Good Earth Natural Foods in Fairfax, CA and a founder and board member of the Non-GMO Project.

Gopal Dayaneni is a Movement Generation Core Collective Member and Planning Committee Member. Gopal also sits on the board of the International Accountability Project.

Claire Hope Cummings (Moderator).  Claire is an environmental lawyer, journalist, and the author ofUncertain Peril:  Genetic Engineering and the Future of Seeds (Beacon Press, March 2008).  She is also a former attorney for the US Department of Agriculture’s Office of General Counsel.

Have questions about GMOs 2.0: Synthetic Biology – Impacts on Our Food, Farmers, Consumer Products & Health? Contact GMO Free Marin & MOMS Advocating Sustainability (MOMAS)



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